Philips TUV17W or G17T8 Germicidal Replacement UV Lamp
The Philips TUV17W or G17T8 Germicidal Replacement UV Lamp is a UVC light bulb that works well for germicidal OEM water filters, UV purifiers, and UV sanitizers. Research states that UVC light technology is effective against bacteria, molds, viruses, yeast and protozoa. The light bulb gives you twelve months of tension-free working after which we recommend that you replace the light bulb even if it emits light. After the designed period of time, the light bulb loses its germ killing ability.
Made using ceramic this UV-C bulb is capable of protecting you from waterborne molds, bacteria, virus and other pathogens such as giardia and cryptosporidium. This cost-effective method of purifying water from contaminants comes with a UV intensity of 253.7 nm that can easily alter the DNA of microorganisms, rendering them harmless. Researchers believe that UV rays are capable of destroying 99.9% of the microorganisms in water. Germs that cause harmful bacteria and microorganismss such as Vibrio cholerae, influenza virus, hepatitis virus strains and organisms causing gastroenteritis can easily be destroyed with this method of purification. Since UV filters do not introduce chemicals in water, it is a purely physical state of change and a far better alternative to chlorination. Experts also state that it is necessary to replace the UV light bulb annually though it may continue to emit light for better efficiency.
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